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With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, approximately 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff serve as steward of the campus resources and operations.
Facilities Management (FM) provides maintenance, grounds, and custodial services to the entire campus. FM serves as a partner within the zone structure for the Contract Colleges (CC), Endowed (EN), and Student and Campus Life (SCL) zones. As a key steward of the University's facilities, FM is responsible for facility assessments, skilled trades, general construction, building care, grounds, recycling, asbestos, and the management of planned, corrective, and preventive maintenance.
With general supervision from the Testing and Inspecting (T&I) Manager or designee, the Fire Protection Inspector provides testing and inspecting services for fire protection systems, including smoke detector sensitivity testing. Campus systems include fire alarm, sprinkler and extinguishment equipment. The employee accomplishes this task through the coordination of services with their manager. The Fire Protection Inspector is responsible for effectively maintaining key management and performs whole building fire extinguisher swap outs including assisting with maintaining inventory to track those swap outs.
The position is subject to shift changes and extended working hours (including nights, early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays) to meet business needs.
The occupants of this position are (or will be, upon ratification of the contract) represented by Teamsters Local 317.
Ours is a values–based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. IPP employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process.
High School Diploma required. Must have effective communication skills, both oral and written, to communicate effectively with University employees and students. Must be able to use equipment and instrumentation that requires close concentration and visual attention. Must possess manual dexterity to be able to function on ladders, while wearing various protective equipment.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license; may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned) to travel to/from job sites. Must be able to lift and carry 20-50 lbs. Employee may be required to obtain the NFPA 10 Portable Fire Extinguisher Technician certification within one year of hire, if deemed necessary.
A.A.S. in Fire Protection and/or knowledge of fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, fire pumps and other emergency equipment that make up fire protection systems preferred.
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University Job Title:Fire, Safety Technician
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Roberta Dillon
Number of Openings:3
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